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VW Promises Dealer Financial Support, Says New EU 6 Engines Are Fine

A wrap up of the latest news about the VW diesel scandal, including that South Korea will soon investigate and that the FTC might also take a look.


This South Korean Mercedes S63 AMG 4Matic owner was reportedly dissatisfied with the customer service at his dealer. In a bizarre act of protest, he decided to beat the car mercilessly with a golf club outside the store.


North America doesn't get to see the 2016 Elantra until the Los Angles Auto Show in November, but Hyundai has revealed the next-gen sedan for the Korean market. The revised styling makes it look all grown up.


Leaked images from a Korean website show the next-generation Korean-market Avante, which is our Elantra sedan. If the pics are accurate, the design is much more mature.


Former Bentley Design Director Luc Donckerwolke might be moving to work for Hyundai and Kia. After Peter Schreyer's retirement in a couple of years, Donckerwolke could start leading the styling for both Korean brands.


Hyundai and Kia are looking to cut costs after four straight financial quarters of falling operating profits worldwide. The sibling automakers aren't saying officially how much they want to slash yet, but the amount could be significant.


The Hyundai Santa Fe gets a refreshed look and new tech for a model revision that's only in South Korea for now. The look could preview upcoming changes in the US, though.


SsangYong gives us an idea of what the next Korando could look like with the reveal of the hybrid XAV concept at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show in South Korea.


Last year Hyundai revealed the Veloster RM concept, putting a turbo four smack in the middle of its sport hatch. Now it's brought it back as the RM15 form at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show, complete carbon-fiber bodywork.


While the 2015 New York Auto Show rages on, there's another industry confab in Seoul, South Korea, where Kia has unveiled the new Novo Concept.


Hyundai HND-12 Enduro Concept at the Seoul Motor Show imagines a motorcycle-inspired three-door crossover for city dwellers.


A leaked photo shows off the next-gen Elantra for the South Korean market ahead of its unveiling there, and the shot likely previews the look for the future sedan in the US, too.


Hyundai is making a major push into the commercial vehicle market with a $1.8 billion global investment through 2020. That money includes plans to launch a model in the segment in the US at some point in the future.


Hydrogen CUV Now A Lot Cheaper In Its Home Market

Hyundai will make an enormous price cut to the fuel-cell-powered Tucson crossover in its home market, with the effect expected to spread to Europe, as well.


Tired of passengers vomiting in their taxis, cabbies in the South Korean capital of Seoul will begin issuing city-approved $138 fines to puking passengers.


Korea's other, other, other automaker reveals its first all-new model in years... and the one that could launch it into the North American market. Say hello to the SsangYong Tivoli, ahead of its debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.


Hyundai has a slight revision ready for the Veloster in its South Korean home market. Along with some interior and exterior styling tweaks, the biggest change is a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox for the Turbo model.


An article in the Daily Kanban suggests, the sun is setting on GM Korea, and it could already be well into dusk. GM's move into China, the Chevrolet exit from Europe and years of labor strife are driving the division over the edge.


The 2015 Dakar Rally has claimed its first life: Polish biker Michal Hernik died on January 6 during the third stage of the race of unknown causes.


After not being part of the 2014 Formula One season, it was surprising to see the Korean Grand Prix on the calendar for 2015. However, the "TBC" next to the race didn't inspire too much confidence. The round has been removed from the latest released schedule, but its loss might have cleared room for a replacement event.


Uber's CEO in South Korea faces charges that could carry a sentence of up to two years in prison and a maximum fine of 20 million won – equivalent to approximately $18,000. The prosecutor's office, however, is not expected to make any arrests connected to the indictment.

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